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April 17, 2018 – “THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM IN TURKEY: OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLABORATION WITH ACIBADEM UNIVERSITY”

The Health Care System in Turkey: Opportunities for Collaboration with Acibadem University – Presented by College of Public Health Grand Rounds Dr. S.  Haluk ÖZSARI, MD, PhD, MS Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Management Director of the Health Policy Implementation & Research Center Director of the Center for Continuing Education & Development Acibadem University   Dr. Göksenin Aktulay, MD Health Policy Implementation & Research Center Acibadem University             When & Where Tuesday, April 17, 2018 12:00 Pm- 1:00pm (lunch provided for first… Continue Reading

April 4, 2018 – “Strengthening the Response to Alzheimer’s Through Public Health & Public Policy “

PRESENTED BY COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH’S OFFICE OF PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE Strengthening the Response to Alzheimer’s Through Public Health & Public Policy WHEN & WHERE DATE & TIME WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4TH, 2018 12 PM MAURER CENTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH AUDITORIUM ROOM 3013 Lunch will be available for the first 50 attendees. PRESENTATION LIVE STREAM INFORMATION: https://www.unmc.edu/livevideo/cophlive.html

March 30, 2018 – “Effective Scalable Community Health Worker Programs”

Presented by – College of public health | Center for reducing health disparities Effective Scalable Community Health Worker Programs Shreya Kangovi, MD, MSHP Assistant Professor, Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania Dr. Shreya Kangovi is an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, and Executive Director of the Penn Center for Community Health Workers.  Her work sheds light on the perspectives of low-income patients on health and healthcare utilization, and she is a leading expert on improving population health… Continue Reading

March 7, 2018 – ”Listen to My Story”

”Listen to My Story” Listen to My Story is a creative dissemination of a qualitative study on community violence entitled, Listen to My Story: Perspectives of African-American Mothers and Male Offenders on Violence in Omaha, NE. Through this theatrical presentation, the narrator will incorporate his personal feelings and emotions experienced while conducting this study. The audience will listen in captivation as local artists give creative spirit, energy and life to the real-life stories of individuals, which will shed light on the context behind community violence… Continue Reading

February 28, 2018 – “Redefining Aging: Emerging Strategies for elder populations”

Sponsored By: UNMC | College of Public Health February 28, 2018 – “Redefining Aging: Emerging Strategies for elder populations” Molly Carpenter, M.A. Director of Business and Academic Research Home Instead Senior Care Volunteer Faculty – UNMC When & Where Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018, 12:00 – 1:00 PM Maurer Center for Public Health Room 3013 Live Stream at : http://www.unmc.edu/livevideo/cophlive.html Objectives: Review and discuss current aging reality and projections Discover ways to redefine aging and create a new reality Determine opportunities for collaboration Lunch available for… Continue Reading

February 7, 2018 – EPI in Action: Responding to an Outbreak Rohingya Crisis Response Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

PRESENTED BY Ali S. Khan, MD, MPH RETIRED ASSISTANT SURGEON GENERAL, USPHS DEAN AND PROFESSOR COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH Dean Ali S. Khan will describe his deployment with the world health organization (WHO) to lead their epidemiology activities in Bangladesh to address the critical health issues of the Rohingya community that were forcibly displaced from Myanmar by genocide. While initially deployed to address a diphtheria outbreak the very dynamic and evolving health crisis soon required new activities for measles, mumps, cholera and other epidemic prone… Continue Reading

September 20, 2017 – “LESSONS LEARNED FROM 25 YEARS OF HEALTH COMMUNICATION RESEARCH TO ELIMINATE HEALTH DISPARITIES “

LESSONS LEARNED FROM 25 YEARS OF HEALTH COMMUNICATION RESEARCH TO ELIMINATE HEALTH DISPARITIES PRESENTED BY UNMC COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH Matthew W. Kreuter, PhD, MPH Kahn Family Professor of Public Health Washington University in St. Louis Objectives: 1. Understand strategies to increase reach, effectiveness, and connections to health information and resources in low-income populations 2. Understand how basic needs influence health and behavior 3. Understand how life values influence health and behavior WHEN & WHERE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM MAURER CENTER FOR PUBLIC… Continue Reading

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